Miss Universe Myanmar

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Miss Myanmar
Motto Confidently Beautiful
Formation 1959
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Yangon
Miss Universe
Official language
National Director
Soe Yu Wai
Website Official site

Miss Myanmar is a national beauty pageant in Myanmar.


Before creation Miss Myanmar or Miss Universe Myanmar pageant, the name of pageant was Miss Burma.[citation needed] Myanmar debut in 1959 with the name of Burma.[citation needed] Since 1959 to 1961 Myanmar competed at Miss Universe pageant.[citation needed] Since 1962 the local pageant has been banned by the government in unknown reasons.[citation needed]

In 2013, Daw Soe Yu Wai of a local media organization went to New York City to get a license for Miss Universe and make a declaration for Myanmar in returning at the Miss Universe.[citation needed] Her interview with former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo was featured on VOA Burmese, in which VOA reporter Kaye Lin conducted the interview as a translator.[citation needed]

Miss Universe Myanmar 2013[edit]

Moe Set Wine competed in Miss Universe Myanmar 2013 which was held on October 3, 2013 at the National Theatre in Yangon. The competition was organized by the Hello Madam Media Group. This competition was held for the first time since 1961. She won Miss Perfect Skin and Miss Famous titles, voted by fans through the Internet voting system and SMS messages. She became the winner of Miss Universe Myanmar 2013 after the competition. She was the first woman to represent the country in the competition since 1961.[1]


Boldface indicates winner of the Miss Universe

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

The winner of Miss Myanmar represents her country at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Since 2013 the name has been changed as Myanmar.[citation needed] Before the name will be using at the pageant, Burma has already used in 1959-1961 era. In 2015, Miss Universe Myanmar Organization crowned two winners, they will compete in Miss Universe 2015 and Miss Universe 2016.[citation needed]

Year Miss Myanmar Represented Placement at Miss Universe Special Awards Notes
2017 Zun Than Sin[2] Yangon TBA TBA Luxury Brand Model Awards 2015
2016 Htet Htet Htun Unplaced Best National Costume Miss Myanmar World 2014 Second Runner Up
2015 May Barani Thaw - Also, Miss Myanmar International 2014
2014 Sharr Htut Eaindra -
2013 Moe Set Wine People's Choice Award by Forum
1961 Myint Myint Khin Miss Burma
1960 Myint Myint May Miss Congeniality
1959 Than Than Aye -

Winner Gallery[edit]

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